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2014-09-18 12:21:18

Scottsboro-based dealership specializes in Ford and Chevy truck sales SCOTTSBORO, Ala., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For those awaiting the upcoming offerings from the Chevrolet and Ford truck lineups, such as the 2015 models of the Silverado and F-150, the vehicles in question might already represent values beyond what most shoppers might hope to receive. However, one Northern Alabama dealership has now managed to sweeten the deal even further. Harbin Automotive, located in...

2014-09-17 23:02:47

Mr. Electric of Huntsville and Mr. Electric of Chattanooga, was named Franchisee of the Year by Mr. Electric Corporate office. WACO, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Keith Pinkerton, owner of Mr. Electric of Huntsville and Mr. Electric of Chattanooga, was named Franchisee of the Year by Mr. Electric Corporate during the 2014 International Convention held in Orlando, Fla., Sept. 7-10. Each year, Mr. Electric awards a franchise owner with this honor as a way of commemorating a career of...

2014-09-16 16:26:59

WETUMPKA, Ala., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka (WCW) is slated to host Charlie Wilson for the inaugural concert in the newly completed Wind Creek Wetumpka Entertainment Center. The concert is scheduled for November 14th at 8 pm. Tickets prices start at forty-five dollars and are on sale September 22nd at ticketmaster.com or Essentials inside the casino. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146535 A seven-time Grammy nominee, Charlie...

2014-09-12 23:01:44

Defense Mobile Foundation, the charitable arm of Defense Mobile Corporation, a new 4G mobile service exclusively for veterans, military service members and their families, makes initial contribution in support of wounded veterans and military service members. WESTPORT, Conn. (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Defense Mobile Foundation, the charitable arm of Defense Mobile Corporation, has partnered with and made an initial contribution to the Boulder Crest Retreat in support of wounded military...

2014-09-12 12:27:46

The only comprehensive college search apps now include a new marketing platform for college recruitment VESTAL, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leverage Applications, a division of E-Step Consulting, is pleased to announce the full launch of its Mobile University Partner School program. July's release of Mobile University 3.0 (1.0 initially launched in 2011) and the new Mobile University Pro app, launched in May 2014, are the only comprehensive search apps available to...

2014-09-11 23:01:37

Kenneth O. Simon provides participants with an inside view on the 10 most effective ways to overcome barriers to settlement Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The law firm of Christian & Small LLP, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, announces that Kenneth O. Simon, Esq., a Partner in the Firm, has been given the honor and opportunity to hold a webcast for the National Judicial College (NJC).The informative webcast entitled Dispute Resolution Skills: Top Ten Ways to...

2014-09-03 23:02:25

MyWay Mobile Storage Donates Portable Storage Containers to 2014 Festival of Nations St Louis, MO (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 MyWay Mobile Storage, the leading provider of moving and storage solutions, provides quick and easy to do-it-yourself moving and portable storage to meet your needs at your location or in our climate-controlled, secure storage facilities. MyWay Mobile Storage was honored to contribute to the Festival of Nations, which helps celebrate the multicultural diversity of...

2014-09-03 12:26:31

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lars Anderson has covered hundreds of important and interesting stories for Sports Illustrated during his 20-year writing career, but none was more significant or had as profound an impact as did his front-cover reporting of the EF-Level 4 tornado with 190 mph winds that shredded Tuscaloosa - and inspired a 21st century college football dynasty. The April 27, 2011 storm lasted six minutes but changed many lives. Now, three years later, Lars is...

2014-09-02 23:04:20

Birmingham City Schools realize both cost and time savings with Registration Gateway Online Student Enrollment Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Birmingham City Schools (BCS) implemented a new process this year to register students for the 2014-2015 school year. As part of this initiative, BCS brought in Registration Gateway from SRC Solutions to automate the process. "It is estimated that BCS will save costs related to personnel hours, paper, and printing. The main goal...

2014-08-27 16:26:26

Leading global roofing manufacturer creates jobs, expands to serve Southeast US markets KANKAKEE, IL, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IKO Industries, a North American pioneer in the manufacture of residential and commercial asphalt shingles and related roofing materials has announced the official grand opening of its newest production facility in Sylacauga, Alabama. Marketing Director, Carol Perkins, says that local dignitaries and IKO customers will be invited to attend the...


Latest Geography of Alabama Reference Libraries

Conecuh National Forest
2013-10-14 14:58:08

Conecuh National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Alabama in the United States. This forest holds 83,000 acres of land that was reforested after most of the original forest was cut down in the 1930’s. This negatively affected the red-cockaded woodpecker, but the forest is currently being reforested with longleaf pines, which are native to the forest. This hilly area also contains dogwood, upland scrub oak, hardwood swamps, pitcher plant bogs, cypress ponds, and...

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2005-09-09 09:53:41

The boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) is a beetle which has an average length of one-quarter inch (6 millimeters). The insect crossed the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas to enter the United States from Mexico in 1892 and reached southeastern Alabama in 1915. It remains the most destructive cotton pest in North America. By the mid 1920s it had entered all cotton growing regions in the U.S. On December 11, 1919, the citizens of Enterprise, Alabama erected a monument to the boll weevil, the...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'